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accumulated technology and human resources related to nuclear power. we would like the chance to put these to use. meeting partners's request and safety will be the major premises of this effort. we want to keep exporting our nuclear power infrastructure. >> japan has been promoting exports of the generation facilities even after the disaster in fukushima. the previous administration led by the democratic party signed pacts with countries such as vietnam and jordan in 2011, enabling it to transport the technology. the comments suggest the government is willing to follow the new government policy. prime minister abe is riding high according to a poll. voters handed his administration a victory in a landslide election. two-thirds say they support abe's new cabinet. pollsters interviewed 1,138 people over the weekend. 64% of them back abe's cabinet. that is three times higher than the approval rating former prime minister's cabinet had before the election. 39% of those who support abe's cabinet say it seems better than others. 27% say they have expectations for its policies. 12% say the
this because this is a multinational endeavor, the dreamliner 787. there was cutting edge technology used to create this product. i think that's one of the focuses for investors. so for the time being, the -- both the airlines and ana japan airlines have grounded their flight. at the moment we don't have a lot of detail coming through on this investigation yet. >> we should remind people that japan, as you say, has been an important investor or presence i should say along with boeing in development of the aircraft. one of the reasons the story's getting so much international attention is that it's -- a lot of japanese airlines, first out of the gate to use boeing planes. there's a lot at stake here. >> absolutely. i think not only for the carriers, as you point out, but for the suppliers. this is a large multinational endeavor, as i pointed out. and i think it's particularly noteworthy for a company like japan airlines which, as you may know, has emerged from bankruptcy filings, they went public. they reemerged as a public entity a couple of month ago. and the dreamliner 787 was going to
by the executive yesterday. taiwan's taex is down over 1% led by technology shares. tsmc shares ended a touch higher before its results of announce wantme wantments. it posted a 32% jump meeting forecasts. but the company expects q1 revenue to fall due to seasonal factors. elsewhere, the nikkei is finished just a tap higher. sharp shares jumped over 7% on the back of tv joint venture talks with chinese lenovo. south korea's kospi ended weaker. the country's producer prices in december fell the most in three years due to lackluster demand. and down under, australia had down beat jobs data. the asx 200 climbed to a 20-month high with banks lending support. india's sensex now trading higher by about .6%. hcl technology rallied to some 12-year high as its earnings beat forecasts. back to you. >> sixuan, we'll see you a little later. still to come on the program, christmas sales rocketed, so what is the online retailer doing? we'll get into that when we come back. >>> welcome back to the program. shares of carrefour came in just below expectations. shares in france came in shea slower rate prior t
. elsewhere, a rebound in technology shares in financials sent south korea's kospi higher by .7%. and down under, solid china data helped the aussie market close at a 20-month high. rio at this pointo shares jumped after appointing a new ceo. back to you. >> sixuan, thank you very much for that. interesting to see that increase in rio shares. yesterday, ross pointed out that it was really a corporate story driven market. today, there's a few more macro concerns but for the most part we're seeing major indexes in europe higher. the xetra dax just ticked lower. i want to show the ibex here, adding about 1.06% today. we did learn that bad loans in banks rose in december up from what was expected. that was 11.4% in november versus 11.2% in october. so an increase there in what we know was not a great month for the european economy. the ftse 100 over here up by about 0.2%. take a look at the bond wall of just what kind of trade we're seeing more broadly. interestingly, spain and the uk are seeing their prices down, yields up a bit. italy, though, for the ten-year rallying a little bit to 4.17%.
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catch up. their technology wasn't able to help after the 2011 accident. but they've been fine tuning their inventions to make them better able to deal with challenges inside the damaged nuclear plant. >> reporter: it will take at least 30 years to decommission the fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant. there's a lot of work to be done. radiation levels are too high for workers to be inside for long. and that's where the robots come in. the first one inside was made in the u.s. it was used to collect data on physical damage and radiation. japanese robot developers felt they'd been beaten to the punch and they wanted to do more. >> translator: there were no japanese robots in there. people were wondering what our robots were even for so we were determined to make a difference no matter how small. >> reporter: the team was tasked with reimagining a domestic robot for use inside the plant. the quinn was a rescue robot designed to operate in disaster zones like collapsed buildings. its body was covered in treads that enabled it to climb through rubble and up steep staircases. intense heat
. >> the 787 was designed to transform their travel by replacing traditional technologies with a new advanced components. the fuselage is made up of 50% materials, whichight makes it fuel-efficient. there is an all electric system that starts the engines, de- ices the wings, and provides the cabin with air pressure and temperature. some of the eight airlines using the dreamliner complained about the problems. it is not deterred qantas airlines in australia from canceling its order of 15 new dreamliners. the first of those should be delivered in the second half of this year. the airline hopes that by then, any problems will be sorted out. if not, it will not only be qantas airlines thinking twice. >> shortly after the latest incident, the plane maker issued a statement saying, "boeing is aware of the divergence of the 787 operated to western japan. we will work with our customers and the appropriate regulatory agencies." in syria, activists say the death toll from tuesday's attack at the university in aleppo has risen to 87,. dozens of people are also injured in the two explosions at the secon
staying power? > > ebay. i talked about this in my number one technology stock for 2013. what did they do? another good quarter. i think that's four or five straight quarters that ebay has rallied afterward. they have paypal, they are in the smartphone market, they are trying to do with facebook can't do, which is monetize the amount of platform of mobile. > > that is an old-school stock that has rebounded as compared to some of the others: hewlett- packard and the ibm selling the computer. so, i'm not smart enough to pick out an individual tech stock since i am an older investor. so i am just going to look at the qs and look at the nasdaq. the nasdaq as 5% more to go just to make- > > what is that, a razr? > > i have an iphone, thank you sir. > round three: a whale tale. jamie dimon is now losing money in his salary because of the whale trade. what do you guys think about that? > > i don't think it really matters if he loses money in his salary if the stock continues to go higher. we actually saw a pullback in banks for the first time this year. the market looks so strong, we saw a pullb
forests of new products and new technologies and new patents in the future. that is where we have to -- we have to keep our eye on the main thought here. that is the discipline, the imagination, and the investment. that is what makes california -- that is why people are still coming here. they're not staying in colorado, i am sorry to say. they're right here. [applause] >> just briefly, setting aside plunder for a moment. >> i am sorry about plunder. it is a big part of wealth creation. >> could you talk briefly about your turn initiative? >> it is going well. mike rossi is leading the charge. i have met with what i think will be the next president of china. we have delegations from china to come here. we're sending delegations there. this is not just business as usual. we're getting detailed committees and proposals, a couple of the key states. we want good coming this way. we want good going out way. -- goods coming this way and we want goods going out that way. >> are you doing anything like that? >> we have been working on the north-south access. we have a biannual that denver works on
available, as in other areas of chinese life, technology and commerce are blunting the scissors of the centers -- of the sensors. >> they with us, there is plenty more to come on "gmt." >> make sense of international news at >> funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored
has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> as barack obama is on sworn in for his second term as president, what challenges does he face looking east? relations between the u.s. and china ma do seem to top the agenda again as territorial tensions continue to simmer in asia. the question is whether the u.s. will be caught between china and its neighbors. joining us now for more, adjunct professor at hong kong university of china and technology, the chinese university of hong kong. frank, welcome. this is almost perfectly summed up in events today where we saw the yen initially respond to china entering in surveillance mode these disputed seas, again. the u.s. in the meantime has reiterated it stands with its existing treaty wes japan. as president obama takes office, do you expect this to about be one of its top challenges? >> well, i think the top challenge in asia will continue to be china as it was in its first term. and the thing is, the u.s. is an ally of japan's and has said while it doesn't take a position on sovereignty of the island necessary dispute, that
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energy producer and largest producer of calories, producer of calories, of food, the technology development, overwhelmingly based in the u.s. our demographics are pretty good, housing is picking up, we have a lot of money, this doesn't speak well for unemployment in the u.s. and doesn't speak well well for a lot of people doing the way they used to our their kids but in terms of looking at the united states, our risk wasn't called the u.s., the risk was called washington politics, the problem is it is precisely that relative comfort that allows washington to shrink into the miasma it continues to. >> rose: japan is the jibs. >> the jibs. >> it is kind of interesting, right after i say the united states is doing well, we have a situation with america's key allies in the three most important regions of the world to us are actually under a lot of stress. >> rose: really? >> and there are really three things happening in world that matter right now geo politically, one is china is rising, one is middle east is exploding and the third is europe is muddling through, and those three th
on the availability and most effective use of new gun safety technologies and challenge the private sector to develop innovative technologies. those are a few more of the executive actions that the president signed yesterday. adam is in virginia. good morning. caller: i wanted to say, pretty much a contradictory statement. i an not one that calls and and said the last caller was completely ludicrous. he just contradicted himself as a gun owner stating that there are no loopholes within the sales of guns. he just so happen to have a loophole where he had a neighbor who had a daughter going to college, he would sell a weapon to that neighbor without a background check. that is exactly the loophole they are trying to alleviate. i am a gun owner. i have done two tors and afghanistan. i am not active duty anymore. i have seen the devastation they can cause. i do not think you should on one if you do not know the magnitude and the scope that can come from the mass devastation out of the ends of the barrels. host: listening to the president yesterday, what did you hear the you agree with? caller: i think th
cannot resist this transition, we must lead it. we cannot see each other at nations that technology that will power new jobs and industries. we must claim its promise. that is how we will maintain our economic vitality and our national treasure. our croplands and snowcapped peaks. that is how we will preserve our planet. commanded to our care by god. that is what will lend meaning to the creed that our fathers once declared. we, the people, still believe that enduring security and lasting peace do not require perpetual war. [applause] our brave men and women in uniform, tempered by the flames of battle are unmatched skill and courage. our citizens know too well the price paid for liberty. the knowledge that their sacrifice will keep us forever vigilant against those who would do us harm. we are also heirs to those who wanted peace and not just the wars. that's lessons that we must carry into those times today as well. we will defend our people and uphold our values for strengthening of arms and the rule of law. we will try and resolve our differences with other nations peacefully, n
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and the other one which will allow evidence which is technology oriented. to be used as evidence so we are changing all of that. now these are fault lines which exist and we are trying very fast to fill those fault lines. >> you would be surprised, for instance, i'm talking about the judicial system for instance that the number of prisoners who were taken in after the swat operation where the military was operating, and the military lost os soldiers, and you know, its fight t if the numbers who were apprehended were about 2,000, i think less than 10 or maybe in 20 were prosecuted, were you know, enough evidence was seen to be available within the courts that they prex cuted in so you can ima wrong. >> rose: . >> yes, we call it the lawyer's movement. >> rose: exactly right, yeah. >> but the political parties had a role to play, you know that. >> rose: of course, president bhutto's son was here, he going to run for president in. >> right now there is a bar, an age limit. >> rose: he is not old enough. >> will not be running. >> rose: are you old enough? >> i am old enough to run for par
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. climate change, technological risk, property, government, silence and very slow moving but dramatic disasters. suffering a lot here in the united states like drought and future current future or the shortages. very often urbanization is talked about as a risk. i think you cannot just say risk. urbanization is also economic growth. it's opportunity, it's education, and it's also a many climate especially say it's the most economically efficient way of managing climate risk. you have so many people in one place, it might become feasibly financially from a different perspective. but in themselves all of the factors drive risk very rapidly. internationally if we take a quick look at the disaster trends and you if you follow disaster you will see that frequency and type of disasters have been more and more everywhere. and people ask themselves what is the reason for this? when you work in disasters, you tend less ponder the reason, and you have to address it. but you also have to say if it's a trend, which has been for forty years now. and what is it that we do in societies that actually
carry ied over from t previous corvette. everything else has been redesigned with racing technology, exotic materials like aluminum, magnesium, fiber makes it super light, super fast and very fuel efficient. >> we haven't had a stingray in decades. >> decade. >> what about this car made you feel it was worthy of the name? >> stingray is a hal olowed nam in the car industry. beautiful look, interior, inside and outside. same technology portfolio that gives it real street cred, real performance. >> just how fast? >> zero to 60 in under four seconds, fastest standard corvette we've ever produced and also by far the most fuel efficient. >> matt was driving it like grandpa. >> i tried to spin out the wheels back there. >> we want you to be safe. there's only one of these cars like this. it actually, we're auctioning off the first stingray at barrett-jackson this saturday, raising money for charity. >> someone told me i was just given the honor to be the first person outside of your company to ever drive that car. >> this car has been me and you now. >> wow! >> way to go. >> thank you so
. that is because it's a technologically very advanced, cutting edge airplane and they are experiencing problems in several areas, early in its service life. will they fix it? of course they will, yes. >> reporter: boeing reiterates it believes that the 787 dreamliner is safe. but japanese tv is reporting that the batteries on the ana plane that made the emergency landing on wednesday were also charred, and there were signs of smoke inside the aircraft. it's very unusual for the faa to ground a new plane, but you can see why they've done it now. back to you. >> tom costello, thank you very much. >>> savannah. >> mat matt, thank you. president obama is getting set to hit the road to sell his new gun control proposals. we will speak with the head of the national rifle association in a moment, but first, to the white house. >> reporter: it will be a difficult task to try to pass all of the president's proposals, but that's why they are making the strong effort that began in earnest this morning. the op-ed you noted in "the connecticut post" that said, among other things, if even one life can be sav
that it is becoming for boeing somewhat of a nightmare scenario and that is because it is a technologically very advanced cutting-edge airplane and they are experiencing problems in several areas early in its service life. will they fix it? of course they will, yes. >> reporter: boeing reiterate us it believes the 787 dream liner is safe, but matt, japanese tv this morning is reporting that the batteries on that ana plane that made the emergency landing on wednesday were also charred and there were signs of smoke inside the aircraft it is very unusual for the faa to ground a new plane but you can see why they have done it now. back to you. >> makes sense. tom cost tell low, who covers aviation for us, tom, thank you very much. savannah? >> matt, thank you. >>> president obama is getting set to hit the road to sell his new gun control proposals a day after laying it out. we will talk about them with the president of the national rifle association in a moment, but first, nbc's peter alexander is at the white house for us. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah. >> good morning to you. t
in the country since the boston big dig. but when you see this thing, you will be blown away by the technological innovation and the quality of that work. mike, in the front row, is partnering with indiana to build a $2.5 billion pair of bridges crossing from indiana into louisville. and mike told me a month ago when they opened the bids on the design built proposal that will build the ken if you canny, one of the two bridges, they got a very pleasant surprise about a 10% savings, 90 million. instead of a 900--plus-million project. let's hear it for mike hancock. [applause] >> mike is going to be our incoming president. curt was our president has yesterday. secretary lahood joined governor snyder and curt to dedicate this facility last july. and -- the heaviest border crossing the u.s. has with either mexico or canada is detroit-windsor and the canadians are going to finance this facility. but it's going to dramatically improve the flow between the auto industry and those two population centers and detroit. and i see joe macdonald. has been receiving the tapanzee bridge in new york a few months a
on technology already developed by the esa and will free up lockheed martin to work on other things for the program rather than build the module. the price tag on the initial price tag is around 150 million euros, or $200 million. >> this is the start of an extended cooperation and of course, we can imagine that in the further path, we can expand on that. >> reporter: this is proof that the exploration of deep space is becoming an international endeavor. there is still much uncertainty, though, as to where that might take us. to an asteroid, the dark side of the moon, or mars. but with this vehicle, nasa says we will be able to get there. >> you don't design a car to just go to the grocery store. you design a car that can go to the grocery store, go to the shopping mall, maybe drive across the country, you know, do other things. >> i want my car to go to mars. >> to mars. >> mm-hmm. >> manned mission to mars, that would be really cool. >> my car doesn't have a bumper right now by the way. oh, lookit! rocket muller. i'm going to get you a train. >> where am i, on another planet there
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